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Five arrested over gang-rape of garment worker in Naryanganj

  • Published at 10:31 pm August 20th, 2020
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The driver managed to rescue one of the women at one point, but failed to rescue the other garment worker

Police on Thursday arrested five people for reportedly gang-raping a garment worker in Pagla area of Narayanganj's Fatullah.

The arrested were identified as Robin, 21, Al Amin, 21, Himel, 20, Mostak, 22, and Masum, 20.

The rape incident took place at Pagla Kheya Ghat area early on Wednesday.

The woman filed a case in connection with the incident at Fatullah Model police station on Wednesday, according to Fatullah Model police station OC Aslam Hossain.

According to the case details and police sources, the garment worker and one of her female associates were returning to their homes by an auto-rickshaw at around 12am on Wednesday. The garment worker had been on overtime duty on the day.

In Kheyaghat area, several individuals obstructed the vehicle and took the two women and the autorickshaw driver to an isolated place. The driver managed to rescue one of the women at one point, but failed to rescue the other garment worker, who was subsequently raped by the five, the case details added.

Police are trying to arrest two others who might have been involved in the rape incident.

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